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Drop the puck on cancer

February 5, 2016

Four UND fraternities will face off Saturday, February 6th at the Fido Purpur Arena in a charity hockey tournament to benefit the American Brain Tumor Association. The first puck drops at 3pm with Sigma Alpha Epsilon facing Phi Delta Theta. At 5pm Sigma Nu will take on Delta Upsilon. The two winners...

Graphic team recommends firm to design new UND logo

February 5, 2016

UND’s Graphic Identity RFP Evaluation and Recommendation Team has recommended SME Inc. to President Schafer to be selected to design the Fighting Hawks Logo, according to UND spokesman Peter Johnson. The firm was selected Tuesday after the team heard oral presentations from the three firms competing t...

Dakota Student awarded fourth place at convention

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February 3, 2016

The Dakota Student received fourth place in the category of four-year weekly newspapers at the Associated Collegiate Press’ Best of the Midwest Journalism Convention this past weekend in Minneapolis. The “Best of Show” award was judged on the basis of general excellence. Nicholas Nelson, photo e...

DS View: Studying abroad

November 24, 2015

With more than 300 locations and more than 40 programs of study, UND’s study abroad program is great for students eager to travel while in school, understand a different culture and make worldwide connections. UND students found out last week of the opportunities to study abroad available to them at ...

UPD officer arrested

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November 12, 2015

On Wednesday, the University Police Department initiated termination proceedings for Officer Paul Meagher. According to a press release by the UPD, Meagher was the subject of a criminal investigation by the North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation. Upon review of the affidavit and the conclus...

Runoff announced for nicknames

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October 28, 2015

UND announced on Oct. 25 that Fighting Hawks, Roughriders and Nodaks will be included in a runoff vote to determine the next UND nickname. According to an email from UND, Fighting Hawks received the most votes, with a total of 6960 votes, which was 31.2 percent of the total. Roughriders received ...

University launches program to prevent personal violence

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October 7, 2015

UND launched a personal violence prevention program known as Green Dot last Thursday. According to a UND press release, “Green Dot is a nationally recognized program that aims to engage community members as active bystanders in the reduction of power-based personal violence — sexual violence, d...

VIEW: Presidents

October 2, 2015

UND is currently searching for the 12th president in the university’s history. With president Robert Kelley retiring in January, an interim president will take over for the remainder of the 2016 spring semester. The State Board of Higher Education in charge of picking the interim president. Member...

Professor to lead trips abroad

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September 30, 2015

Wayne Seames of the UND Chemical Engineering program will be leading three groups of UND engineering students to the United Kingdom over the next three summers to study technology designed to mitigate climate change, according to information posted to a UND news release. In 2014, Seames was named as...

McLean named as department chair

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September 30, 2015

UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences has been named Dr. Andrew Mclean to be chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, according to information posted to UND’s website last thursday. Current department chair, Dr. James Mitchell, will be retiring from the position but will s...

Students perform in musical showcase

Students perform in musical showcase

Staff Report

September 30, 2015

Ryan King performs accompanied by Matthew Sebald and John Clodfelter. Photo by Nick Nelson.

VIEW: Enrollment

Staff Report

September 30, 2015

UND announced its enrollment numbers for the Fall 2015, and they are pretty impressive. The 14,951 student total is the largest in the university’s history. There were also increases in transfer students and a freshman class that had the highest GPA and ACT scores of any freshman class the univ...

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